AS A SENIOR: Sixth-place finish in the indoor weight throw at the Blue and Gold Invitational … claimed eighth with a throw of 16.25m at the Notre Dame Invitational … finished seventh in the hammer throw at the GINA Relays … named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
AS A JUNIOR: Threw in both the hammer and weight throw in the year … upped the bar on his previous bests in both events on the season … hit his best mark of the year in the hammer throw at the Purdue Dave Rankin with a toss of 51.53m, good for sixth place … strongest throw in the weight throw came at the Meyo Invitational with a hurl of 16.29m and a 14th-place result … opened his season at the Blue & Gold Invitational with a fifth-place finish in the weight throw with a mark of 15.49m … earned a pair of top-10 finishes in the weight throw at the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open (15.49m) and Notre Dame Invitational (16.04m) … finished 11th in the hammer throw at the Texas Roadhouse Border Battle, setting his mark at 45.96m … ended his season with an eighth-place showing in the hammer throw at the Gina Relays after tossing the hammer 50.69m.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Finished ninth in the weight throw (14.56m) at the Blue and Golf Invitational … had a toss of 14.25m for 10th in the weight throw at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener … finished 13th in the weight throw (14.55m) at the Notre Dame Invitational … posted a weight throw of 14.50m for 24th at the Meyo Invitational … finished eighth in the weight throw (14.92m) at the Alex Wilson Invitational … finished 18th in the hammer throw (46.25m) at the Dave Rankin Invitational … finished 11th with a 47.50m in the hammer throw at the Gina Relays.
AS A FRESHMAN: Did not compete.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Competed in both football (linebacker/fullback) and track (shot-put) while attending Homestead (Wis.) … lettered three times in track while earning a letter twice for his efforts on the football team … helped football team earn conference and regional titles in his sophomore through senior seasons, including the state crown and a national ranking his junior year … named team captain as a senior … all-conference and all-city performer as a senior … twice led track team to the conference championship … earned track all-conference and all-city honors as a senior … set a personal-best mark of 55[apos]3′ in the shot put as a prep … served on the student council … born in Milwaukee, Wis. … son of Brian Smigelski and Barb O[apos]Brien … father wrestled and played football at Lawrence University … grandfather played football at Marquette … attended same high school as Irish swimmer Jonathan Whitcomb … has one sister, Katie … graduated from the College of Science with a degree in science business … also earned a minor through the Arts and Letters/College of Science honors program.
SMIGELSKI[apos]S CAREER INDOOR BESTS
|Weight Throw (Meyo Invitational)||16.29m|
SMIGELSKI[apos]S CAREER OUTDOOR BESTS
|Hammer Throw (Dave Rankin Invitational)||51.53m|